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Patient Safety Highlights 2017 - Decreasing Disruptive Behavior for Better Patient Outcomes

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Credits Available: CME, MOCA® II
Three cases involving alleged disruptive and inappropriate behavior will be discussed. The first case involves an assertive female anesthesiologist who is reported for disruptive behavior towards surgeons and nursing staff.  The second case involves violent and disruptive behavior by a surgeon that affects patient care. 


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After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between discourteous and disruptive behavior;

  2. Explain how disruptive behavior affects patient outcomes;

  3. Describe the resources available in dealing with disruptive physicians;

  4. Describe the reasons for and the interventions needed before removing a disruptive physician from practice;

  5. Recognize the legal implications of both disruptive behavior and actions taken to remedy these situations.

Anesthesiologists


Richard Wolman, M.D. and Joseph Kras, M.D. have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 

The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.

Windows system requirements: Minimum 1-gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) processor or 1-GHz 64-bit (x64) processor; 1 GB RAM or higher; Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 or newer. Macintosh platform system requirements: Intel processor; 1 GB RAM or higher; Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or newer. Recommended minimum Web browsers: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, and Google Chrome 30. Your browser will also need to have JavaScript enabled. Adobe® Reader® 7.0 or higher is also required. Minimum bandwidth: 512 kbps.

Patient Safety Highlights 2017 - Decreasing Disruptive Behavior for Better Patient Outcomes
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